Archive for May 7th, 2014

May 7, 2014, by VOANews

Russian President Vladimir Putin called on separatists in east Ukraine on Wednesday to postpone a referendum on secession for the mostly Russian-speaking region and said Moscow had withdrawn troops from […]

Mourning, but no meaning, as Odessa buries more of its dead

May 7, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Odessa, the Black Sea city of one million people noted for its seaside holidays and distinctive sense of humor, is deep in mourning this week as funer ...

Bulgaria’s European Parliament elections: Notebook, May 7

May 7, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The planned flypast by Bulgarian Air Force aircraft on May 6 was cancelled because of bad weather, but amid European Parliament election campaign seas ...

Ukraine: Struggle over Mariupol – and tensions over May 9 commemorations

May 7, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Ukrainian officials said on May 7 that government forces had retaken the city hall in the south-eastern port of Mariupol, media reports said, while pl ...

  • Bulgaria central bank approves sale of Credit Agricole unit
    May 7, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) said on May 7 that it has approved the sale of the Bulgarian subsidiary of French group Credit Agricole to Bulgaria’s fourth-largest lender, Corporate Commercial […]

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    Romania eyes euro zone entry in 2019
    May 7, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Romania’s government has set January 1 2019 as the new target date for joining the euro zone, budget minister Liviu Voinea said during the latest meeting of EU finance ministers […]